phagocytic pneumonocyte

n.

An alveolar phagocyte containing hemosiderin, carbon, or other foreign particles.

Nearby words

  1. phagedena,
  2. phago-,
  3. phagocyte,
  4. phagocytic,
  5. phagocytic index,
  6. phagocytin,
  7. phagocytize,
  8. phagocytolysis,
  9. phagocytose,
  10. phagocytosis


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